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Clarksdale is known at the home of the Blues, but the community appreciates all types of music.
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Tougaloo College/ Delta HealthPartners Healthy Start Initiative will host Safety Seat Saturday in Clarksdale as part of Child Passenger Safety Week.

Wyoming Levorne Robertson

Wyoming Levorne Robertson, 62, of Clarksdale died Aug. 7, 2019.

Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. L.C. Tyler II will preside. Burial will be at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Visitation is 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16.

Corey D. Stokes

Corey D. Stokes, 48, of Clarksdale died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in Memphis.

A public viewing will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.

Sarah Lee Williams

Sarah Lee Williams, 68 of Robinsonville died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 at Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 at New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Clarksdale. Pastor Jimmy Glasper will officiate. Burial is at Heavenly Rest Cemetery in Luon.

Frenchie Esau Genola Feather

Frenchie Esau Genola Feather, 95, of Saltillo, and formerly of Clarksdale, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Aug.13, 2019 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.Mrs. Feather was born on July 14, 1924, in Linn,  the youngest child of the late Simon Esau Genola and Olive Beevers Genola.

Clarence Marion Cariker, Jr.

Clarence Marion Cariker, Jr., 84, of Dundee, a retired Corporate Pilot at Day Co. for 30 years and Farmer and President of Yazoo MS Delta Levee Board, passed away August 11, 2019 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. Visitation is noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday August 13, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Tunica. Funeral services are 2 p.m.



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